Social Security Information About Scams

This post appeared on the www.ssa.gov website blog, Social Security Matters. Read it over for important information about scams. Does It Sound Too Good To Be True? Posted on March 9, 2017 by Jim Borland, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Communications Have you heard the expression, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably…
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SSDI Or SSI: What’s The Difference?

Social Security administers two different disability programs and sometimes the programs are mistaken for each other. So, what is the difference between SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) and SSI (Supplemental Security Income)? Let’s take a look at the similarities and differences of these two federal benefit programs. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a program…
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Scam Alert: Attempt To Gain Personal Info About Your Social Security

The organization that investigates fraud and abuse for the Social Security Administration is called The Office of the Inspector General. Please read this press release about a scam which tries to gain information from you about your Social Security benefits. The Acting Inspector General of Social Security, Gale Stallworth Stone, is warning citizens about a…
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Social Security Online Tools You Can Use: Replace Your SSA-1099

We’re with you through life’s journey, putting you in control of your finances and future. Social Security has made requesting or replacing your annual Benefit Statement even easier. The Benefit Statement is also known as the SSA-1099 or the SSA-1042S. Now you have the ability to download it anytime and anywhere you want using our…
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Set A Goal, Make A Plan, And Save Automatically: America Saves Week

Saving for the future is a vital part of ensuring a secure retirement. American Savings Education Council and America Saves coordinate the annual America Saves Week. Started in 2007, the week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status. For years,…
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